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30 September 2016

Honorary doctorate awarded to former PM John Howard

For his leadership on gun law reform, foreign relations and economic policy, former Prime Minister John Howard OM AC accepted an honorary degree from the University of Sydney today.

30 September 2016

Dr Thomas Newsome wins NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award

Dr Thomas Newsome, from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Science, has won a NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award, presented on 29 September at the Powerhouse Museum.

30 September 2016

Merging nano-mulch with medicine

Experts attending the 'Advances in Biotechnology for Food and Medical Applications' workshop being held at the University of Sydney on 5 - 6 October will discuss the options.

30 September 2016

Researchers discover optimal diet to boost life-extending hormone

New research from the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre suggests a low protein, high carbohydrate diet may be the most effective for stimulating a hormone with life-extending and obesity-fighting benefits.